Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Carpenter PAY GRADE: 48

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Perform skilled carpentry work in the construction, maintenance and repair of building structures and
related facilities and fixtures; perform duties in collaboration with other trades areas as required in order
to maintain District facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Five (5) years of journeyman level experience in the construction, installation and repair of
building structures and related facilities and fixtures
3. Valid Arizona Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Install and maintain doors and hardware such as panic devices, cylindrical locks, door closer, and
automatic door openers.
- Re-key and cut keys.
- Install chalkboards, dry erase boards, movie screens, bulletin boards, book display racks, pencil
sharpeners, flags, map rails, etc.
- Install wood and metal doors and frames and build and install custom cabinets and formica work.
- Repair gymnasium bleachers, furniture, cabinets, cafeteria tables, and wooden playground
equipment.
- Install vinyl composition tile on new floors, repair damaged vinyl and carpet, and perform
incidental asbestos abatement.
- Design and fabricate project from wood, metal and plexiglass and construct and repair school and
office furniture equipment and fixtures.
- Build stairways, closets, cases, shelving, wood and steel stud walls, and floor structures.
- Hang drywall on new walls or to repair damaged walls.
- Fit doors, windows and screens into existing structures.
- Design and estimate costs on bidding capital outlay projects, and oversee projects by outside
vendors or in-house.
- Operate lathes, planes, jointers, bandsaws and other woodworking machinery.
- Sharpen hand tools and ensure that tools and equipment are properly cared for.
- Maintain records on time, labor and materials.
- Operate District vehicle for travel to work sites.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 9/15 PSPC Page 1 of 2 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Carpenter PAY GRADE: 48

? Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials common to the carpentry trade
? Knowledge of cabinet-making techniques
? Knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions
? Skill in the construction, repair, restoration and installation of wood or related materials
? Skill in estimating time and material requirements of work projects assigned
? Skill in both verbal and written communication
? Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
? Ability to perform skilled carpentry tasks involving the maintenance and repair of buildings and
fixtures
? Ability to read blueprints and work from plans and specifications
? Ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver's license

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Hazardous chemicals and dangerous machinery
Potential physical harm
Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Restricted movement, dirty environment

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Bend, stoop, reach
Lift up to 80 pounds of materials
Climb to various heights and work in confined spaces
Drive District vehicle

REPORTS TO:
Facilities Management Department Manager (Carpentry/Paint), Facilities Management Supervisor, or
Facilities Management For Learners Director

EVALUATION:
Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A
Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 9/15 PSPC Page 2 of 2

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